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Rep. Susan A. Davis
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Congresswoman Susan A. Davis proudly represents California's 53rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Her interest in public affairs and service grew out of her experiences as a social worker, parent, youth mentor, and military spouse. Through these life experiences, Susan developed an understanding of and deep commitment to improving her community and country.

In Congress, Susan sits on the House Armed Services Committee and is the ranking Democrat on the House Military Personnel Subcommittee. She also serves on the House Education and the Workforce Committee. Susan has approached legislating as a bipartisan consensus builder achieving successes in education, military families and veterans support, health care, and election reform.

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Code of Military Justice Needs to Be Updated for 21st Century

(98) Comments | Posted October 10, 2012 | 5:28 PM

The scandal at Lackland Air Force Base was summed up best to us by a trainer who had reported the sexual misconduct of his peers. He simply told us, "It's so much harder to do the right thing."

The very core of military service is to do the right thing,...

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U.S. Servicewomen Left Out of Rape Exception

(74) Comments | Posted August 28, 2012 | 3:01 PM

The issue of abortion coverage for victims of rape was pushed into the national spotlight when my colleague on the House Armed Services Committee uttered his now infamous "legitimate rape" phrase.

The debate has centered on the biologically and ridiculously false claim that a woman's body can prevent itself from...

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